2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Battle of Makhram in Turkestan

110. KARAZIN, NIKOLAI (1842-1908)

Battle of Makhram in Turkestan, signed.

Oil on canvas, 67 by 102.5 cm.
25,000-30,000 GBP


Executed c. 1888.

The present lot is a study for the 1888 painting Battle of Makhram on 22 August 1875, currently in the collection of the Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps, St Petersburg.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Related literature: For the finished painting, see T. Ilyina, Nikolai Karazin. Voin, pisatel, zhivopisets, St Petersburg, Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps, 2010, p. 19, illustrated; p. 18, listed.


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